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    did anyone read this?how is it?i am thinking of borrowing it for reading

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    Registered User Jackson Richardson's Avatar
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    I read it this Christmas. It is better than The Battle of Life (which I also read) but not a patch on A Christmas Carol. It is a variant on the Faustian pact - the principal character is tempted to change himself for the better, but is less than human as a result.
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    The more I read, the more I shall covet to read. Robert Burton The Anatomy of Melancholy Partion3, Section 1, Member 1, Subsection 1

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    Registered User kev67's Avatar
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    Reading, England
    I have stared reading it. It seems to be written in quite a different style than A Christmas Carol. It seems flatter and not as easy to follow.
    According to Aldous Huxley, D.H. Lawrence once said that Balzac was 'a gigantic dwarf', and in a sense the same is true of Dickens.
    Charles Dickens, by George Orwell

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    I've read it too! I've wondered why this one seems not to have reached the screen at all.

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